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March 8, 2011

Thimble Holder

Filed under: Item of the Day — Adam Harris @ 10:56 am

Thimble Holder

Small ornately engraved brass slipper (less than 2 1/2 inches in length) used to hold a sewing thimble in the 1860s. The thimble holder was used by Joanna Bainbridge Folwell, mother of William Watts Folwell.

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